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Pork and Mushroom Couscous

Posted: Mar 20, 2013

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Pork and Mushroom Couscous

Pork and mushroom couscous

This is a recipe that was literally thrown together with items we had on hand at the time.  While couscous was our grain of choice, you can also use rice, quinoa or barley in its place. 

Ingredients

40g (1 cup) whole wheat couscous (560 calories)

425g mushrooms (94 calories)

95g onions (39 calories)

500g red peppers (130 calories)

200g pork tenderloin (410 calories)

125mL cream of mushroom soup (110 calories)

Directions

  1. Cut up vegetables and place in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Cut tenderloin into chunks and cook in non-stick frying pan over medium heat until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Combine vegetables and pork into a single pan.
  4. Add soup.
  5. Let simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Information (per serving)

380 calories

54g carbohydrates

28g protein

8g fibre

255mg sodium

Mark McGill, RD